Seed Freaks - Gourd - Tennessee Dancing
Seed Freaks – Gourd – Tennessee Dancing
GOURD: TENNESSEE DANCING
A tiny 5cm long green & white striped gourd.
Used by children as a spinning top.
Mr Junior Gordon of Tennessee handed the almost lost seed to Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
& they’ve revived them.
Up to 100fruits per plant
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP – JAN
Temperate: SEP – FEB
Sub – Tropical: AUG – MAR
Tropical: FEB – OCT
Arid: AUG – FEB
PH 5.5 – 7
Prefers rich, well-drained soil.
Direct sow or in trays 2cm deep, transplant 1 m apart.
Provide a trellis as they grow to 3m.
Provide a deep weekly water & ample nutrition.
Spin when tan/dry
May help to poke a hole in the base as they dry to avoid mould.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 8 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN